- Suit: Suburban NY police targeted Latinos for traffic stops Updated: Apr-30-15 6:01 pm
CENTRAL ISLIP, New York - A suburban New York police department that has been the target of Justice Department scrutiny and criticism from a civil rights group is being accused in a lawsuit of systematically targeting Latinos for unfounded, race-based traffic stops, and in some cases, robberies.
- Los Angeles County settles civil rights case with feds Updated: Apr-28-15 10:37 pm
LOS ANGELES - The nation's largest sheriff's department agreed to a sweeping settlement Tuesday with the U.S. Justice Department over long-standing civil rights abuses by deputies in the Mojave Desert.
- Salt Lake City bishop named new Santa Fe archbishop Updated: Apr-27-15 7:08 pm
ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico - In another move reflecting the social justice agenda of Pope Francis, the church announced Monday that pope has appointed Salt Lake City bishop and immigration-reform advocate John C. Wester as the new archbishop for New Mexico's largest diocese.
- $35K grant to UNR for Latino journalism project Updated: Apr-24-15 2:36 pm
RENO, Nevada - The University of Nevada's journalism school is teaming up with the Reno Gazette-Journal and KNPB public broadcasting to develop bilingual news coverage serving northern Nevada's Latino community ahead of the 2016 presidential election.
- Suspect charged with hate crimes in Hispanic man's beating Updated: Apr-24-15 2:08 pm
SAN FRANCISCO - The man suspected of beating a Hispanic transient with a metal baseball bat while yelling racial slurs is facing attempted murder and hate crime charges.
- Fort Wayne's Hispanic Chamber celebrates 25 years Updated: Apr-24-15 9:14 am
FORT WAYNE, Indiana - Like many millennials, Jessica Montalvo embraces technology.
- Orlando to host huge Latino Expo in 2016 Updated: Apr-23-15 9:58 am
ORLANDO, Florida - Orlando will be hosting one of the largest gatherings of Latino leaders next year.
- New study shows little improvement in housing discrimination Updated: Apr-22-15 2:31 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - A new study finds that Portland's tight housing market is even tighter for black and Latino renters.
- Supermax inmate convicted of killing ex-prison gang leader Updated: Apr-21-15 10:58 pm
DENVER - A jury in Denver has convicted a prisoner of killing the former leader of the Mexican Mafia, a Hispanic prison gang, at Colorado's federal supermax prison.
- Church catering to Hispanic population opens in Madison Updated: Apr-19-15 10:11 am
MADISON, South Dakota - A South Dakota man has started a church catering to Madison's growing Hispanic population.
- Here's how Hillary Clinton plans to win Nevada Updated: Apr-16-15 9:03 pm
LAS VEGAS - For Hillary Rodham Clinton, what happens in Las Vegas will reverberate across the nation, according to the Las Vegas Sun (http://bit.ly/1NTvwLE).
- New documentary eyes story of Latino extras in 1956 'Giant' Updated: Apr-15-15 6:43 pm
A young George Washington Valenzuela was walking to a barbershop in small, dusty Marfa, Texas, when a woman approached him and asked if he would like to be in a movie. He said yes.
- Study: MLB racial and gender hiring numbers remain stagnant Updated: Apr-15-15 6:02 pm
ORLANDO, Florida - Major League Baseball maintained its grades for its racial and gender hiring practices, while its percentage of African-American players remained only slightly above a study's low set in the 2007 season.
- Survey: Nearly 9 in 10 US adults now have health insurance Updated: Apr-13-15 3:59 am
WASHINGTON - Underlining a change across the nation, nearly 9 out of 10 adults now say they have health insurance, according to an extensive survey released Monday.
- Immigrants resurrect Catholic parish in Santa Fe Updated: Apr-12-15 1:35 pm
SANTA FE, New Mexico - A couple of hundred Catholics gathered inside the San Isidro-San JosÃ© Parish's historic mission church in the southwest part of town on Holy Thursday to hear a sermon on the Last Supper by the Rev. Franklin Pretto-Ferro.
- Portland Latino market opens doors with food, music, dance Updated: Apr-11-15 2:40 pm
PORTLAND, Oregon - The Portland Mercado - a hub for Latino food, culture and entrepreneurship - is officially open.
- From poor immigrant to Arizona's 1st Hispanic governor Updated: Apr-10-15 7:47 pm
PHOENIX - Raul Hector Castro first noticed discrimination on his way to school in a dusty Arizona border town.
- Rita Moreno relishes playing the diva on 'Jane the Virgin' Updated: Apr-10-15 6:37 pm
LOS ANGELES - Rita Moreno's guest-starring turn Monday on "Jane the Virgin" represents a tribute from the comedy's young Latina star, Gina Rodriguez, to the trailblazer who helped pave her way.
- Arizona's 1st Hispanic governor, also a US ambassador, dies Updated: Apr-10-15 5:24 pm
PHOENIX - Raul Hector Castro, Arizona's only Hispanic governor and an American ambassador to three countries, died Friday. He was 98.
- State Hispanic convention to be held in Ohio capital Updated: Apr-09-15 3:16 am
COLUMBUS, Ohio - The League of United Latin American Citizens plans to hold its annual state convention in Ohio's capital.